Procure to Pay ( P2P ) Program Lead
Procure to Pay (P2P) Program Lead is charged with driving the end to end implementation of P2P and Guiding Buying for Finance. The P2P Program Lead will provide direction, expertise in sourcing, procurement and business commerce processes and deep understanding of the value for the customer. P2P Program Lead will drive all aspects of the P2P Program including Business Process Implementation, Change Management, Best Practices, Program Management, and Vendor Management. P2P Program Lead will also provider strong analytical capabilities, excellent communication and presentation skills, ability to deal with fluid environments, influence decision makers, as well as the ability to think outside of the box and work with the delivery teams to provide the client best in class business outcomes on a consistent basis. P2P Program Lead is directly responsible for driving all escalations, managing executive/VP-Level discussions, and engages in situations that require a level of management that exceeds scope of the currently defined roles for the client.
Candidate must have direct experience leading multiple P2P Programs. Preferable on Ariba.
Strategy and Governance
Ensure project results have an articulated scope with quantifiable business benefit.
Connect project messaging and reporting to strategic business initiatives.
Manage project spend and validatefinancial forecasts throughout the project lifecycle.
Represent the project at project governance and inter-department forums.
Align projects to project methodology compliance standards set by the enterprise.
Business Relationship Management
Develop communication plans and interfaces to actively engage business partners.
Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria.
Provide accurate forecasts of performance to relevant business stakeholders.
Communicate project and program progress to key constituents.
Project and Program Delivery
Assess and resolve all high priority project risks as they are encountered.
Define and create detailed project, testing, and cutover plans
Manage all aspects of the project life cycle, and work with team members to oversee all phases of project completion.
Facilitate all operational checkpoint activities throughout the project lifecycle.
Manage scope to ensure agreed time, cost, and quality parameters are met.
Execute on communication plan, weekly status updates and drive Steering Committee meetings
Develop a process for communicating progress, decisions & changes
Develop a process for controlling scope changes during the implementation
Manage Issue log and Risk log and Change Management Requests/Process